"Tavistock Square - more to see" Memorials Monuments & Statues Tip by Kap2

Memorials Monuments & Statues, London: 138 reviews and 331 photos

  Dame Louisa Aldrich-Blake
by Kap2

Dame Louisa Aldrich-Blake (1865-1925) is two ways unless she had a twin! She gained distinction in surgery. In 1893 she was the only woman taking the Bachelorship of Surgery, gained first class honours and qualifed for the Gold Medal, and later was the first woman to gain the Master of Surgery degree.

The statue tells more of her institutional success.....

the scuplture is a study in stern resolve a contrast to Gandhi's serene humility.... which is nearby

Directions: Russell Square tube
Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tavistock_Square

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 19, 2006
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